Fitzroy House  

 
 
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35-37 Fitzroy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 6DX
 
 
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By appointment 11:00 - 17:00
 
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Set in the heart of Fitzrovia, famed for its writers and artists, Fitzroy House was built in 1791 shortly after development was undertaken of this area. The original interior and current exterior imitate the designs of Robert Adam, celebrated Georgian-period architect. Fitzroy House was home to Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw who lived with his mother on the 1st floor of 37 Fitzroy Street from 1881 to 1882. Seventy five years later L. Ron Hubbard, writer and philosopher and founder of Scientology, worked here in the 1950s. The library displays the hundreds of Mr. Hubbard’s published works for which he was awarded “Most Published Author” by the Guinness Book of World Records. The offices are reminiscent of the 1950s, complete with Adler typewriters, Grundig tape recorders, and Western Union telefax.

 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  25% off
130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 2 minutes from Fitzroy House
Historic building in trendy Fitzrovia, guests enjoy free high-speed WiFi on unlimited devices; stylish single, double, family rooms and suites; and Steak and Lobster, serving mouth-watering ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Regent's Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  22% off
Carburton Street, W1W | 3 minutes from Fitzroy House
Located near the transport hub of Euston, and handy for shops and theatres in the West End as well for the City and the New East ... More
 
 
 
Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
50 Berners Street, W1T | 7 minutes from Fitzroy House
Slick design, statement furniture and modern fittings, this is what you get from the Schrager-Starck design partnership. From the funky lobby and the bar (very busy ... More
 
 
 
 
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Bolivar Hall at Venezuelan Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
54-56 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Fitzroy House
Part of the Venezuelan cultural complex located at 54 Grafton Way in Fitzrovia, London, Bolivar Hall first opened its doors to the public in 1986 as ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzrovia Chapel
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fitzroy Place, Pearson Square (off Mortimer St), W1T | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
The beautifully restored Fitzrovia Chapel, formerly at Middlesex Hospital, underwent a two million pound restoration and reopened in 2015, unveiled to the public for ... More
 
 
 
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All Souls Church Langham Place
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 All Souls Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
All Souls Church was the creation of the Prince Regent's favourite designer, John Nash. It was erected in 1824 and formed the pivotal point for Nash's ... More
 
 
 
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Regent's Place Plaza
London > Attractions >
350 Euston Road, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Fitzroy House
Regent's Place Plaza is at the heart of Regent's Place, a 13 acre site between King's Cross and Paddington that accommodates close to 12,000 workers and ... More
 
 
 
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Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Fitzroy House
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named after ... More
 
 
 
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RIBA Architecture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 5 minutes from Fitzroy House
A continuous series of exhibitions and events of architecture and design are held in this fantastic 1930s Grade II listed building. There is an architectural information ... More
 
 
 
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On Happiness
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th April to 4th October 2020
Fitzroy House, 183 Euston Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
Turn that frown upside down and put on your happy face. The Wellcome Collection explores happy feelings in 2020. For five months, the On Happiness season ...More
 
 
 
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Wellcome Collection: Being Human
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th September 2019 to 1st September 2021
Fitzroy House, 183 Euston Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a fresh approach to health, science, art ...More
 
 
 
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2020 WeGotTickets Musical Comedy Awards Final
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Saturday 10th October 2020 - 7.30pm
Fitzroy House, 15 Gordon Street, WC1H | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
The 12th edition of the awards, which helped to launch Abandoman, Rachel Parris and Frisky And Mannish, showcases finalists Richard Lindesay, Alexander Mackeith, Shelf, Amy Webber, ...More
 
 
 
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The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Fitzroy House
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat performance space located in central London, close to Great Portland Street, dedicated to presenting the work of theatre companies ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
 
 
 
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RADA - Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Malet Street, WC1E | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
RADA's 160-seat Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre. ... More
 
 
 
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Spymaster
London > Shopping > Specialists
11 Howland Street, Marylebone, London W1T | 3 minutes from Fitzroy House
Leading supplier of high-tech gadgets, communication and surveillance equipment. Shhhh! Just between you and me there’s this great shop in London that’s just perfect for those everyday, ... More
 
 
 
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Villandry Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
170 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Fitzroy House
This wide-ranging delicatessen, (attached to the famous restaurant) is located in what once were the unpromising wastelands north of Oxford Street. As the area developed, so ... More
 
 
 
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Cycle Republic, Euston Tower
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
Unti 4 Euston Tower, 286 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Fitzroy House
A cycling-only specialist store from Halfords, Cycle Republic opened its first London site at this 4,000 square metre unit in Euston Square in December 2014. Cyclists ... More
 
 
 
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Indian YMCA
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
41 Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Fitzroy House
North Indian cuisine. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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Archipelago
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
110 Whitfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Fitzroy House
Exotic, lavishly decorated restaurant with a daring and unusual menu. Probably one of the most unusual dining experiences in London, a meal at Archipelago is an appealing ... More
 
 
 
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Sardo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
45 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Fitzroy House
Though it was the neighbourhood Italian restaurant that first lifetd the English out of their culinary torpor, top class restaurants tend to take their influences from ... More
 
 
 
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Fitzroy House
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Fitzroy House
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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Frame Fitzrovia
London > Leisure >
25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
Drop in and pay-as-you-go, Frame offers flexibility and fun workouts, from sweat drenched cardio to mindful meditation. Doing the gym differently, Frame puts you through ... More
 
 
 
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 7 minutes from Fitzroy House
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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The Albany
London > Nightlife > Pubs
240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Fitzroy House
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The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Fitzroy House
Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
 
 
 
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Fitzroy House
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Simmons Fitzrovia
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Maple Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Fitzroy House
The folks that brought you Simmons King's Cross and Simmons Camden have now made their way to Fitzrovia with whimsical watering hole Simmons Fitzrovia. Serving ... More
 
 
 
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The Remedy
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
124 Cleveland Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Fitzroy House
Tucked away behind Warren Street and just a few minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road and Goodge Street stations, The Remedy is ... More
 
 
 
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Vijay's Bar & Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
93 Charlotte Street, W1T | 3 minutes from Fitzroy House
Cocktails and Indian-style bar snacks are served late into the night at atmospheric drinking den Vijay's Bar & Lounge on Charlotte ... More
 
 
 
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Fitzroy House
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from Fitzroy House
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On Happiness
On Happiness
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2020 

Wellcome Collection 6 minutes walk from Fitzroy House

Turn that frown upside down and put on your happy face. The Wellcome Collection explores happy feelings in 2020. For ...More

 
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 6 minutes walk from Fitzroy House

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
The Prince of Egypt
The Prince of Egypt
Theatre | Until 31st October 2020 

Dominion Theatre 11 minutes walk from Fitzroy House

With new musical numbers and lavish sets, The Prince of Egypt brings a glittering production based on the Dreamworks film ...More

 
Beethoven 250
Beethoven 250
Concerts | Until 1st December 2020 

Wigmore Hall 11 minutes walk from Fitzroy House

December 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and to celebrate the occasion Wigmore Hall presents its special season, ...More

 
Off The Kerb Presents
Comedy | On 21st September 2020 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 12 minutes walk from Fitzroy House

A triple-whammy of socially distanced stand-up in the company of straight-talking Kerry Godliman, Judi Love and Edinburgh Comedy Award winner ...More

Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 17th October 2020 

Sondheim Theatre 15 minutes walk from Fitzroy House

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 24th January 2021 

Palace Theatre 15 minutes walk from Fitzroy House

From the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the ...More

 
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Theatre | Until 2nd January 2021 

Piccadilly Theatre 16 minutes walk from Fitzroy House

Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from ...More

 
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st November 2020 

Criterion Theatre 17 minutes walk from Fitzroy House

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - ...More

 
Life of Pi
Life of Pi
Theatre | Until 4th October 2020 

Wyndham's Theatre 18 minutes walk from Fitzroy House

Based on one of the best-loved works of fiction, Yann Martel's Man Booker Prize winning novel, Life of Pi is ...More

 
 
 
 
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